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Man's waistcoat

Foreparts: cloth-of-gold embroidered with polychrome floss silk, chenille, gilt-silver and silver yarns in vining floral motifs at front line, pockets, flaps, hemline; and in small-scale floral motifs throughout. Single breasted. Front line cut away at midline with medium skirts flared over...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1750–70

Object Place

France

Accession Number

43.661

Medium or Technique

Embroidered satin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes